THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
FLATWOODS Russell rolled to a 12-1 seasonopening baseball win over Fleming County on Monday night as Kenneth Gomez and Jesse Lyon combined to drive in seven runs.
The Devils scored six times in the first inning and never looked back.
Gomez and Lyon each went 2-for-3 at the plate. Gomez drove in four runs and Lyon three. Teammate Nick Conley was 1-for-2 with two runs scored, two steals and one RBI.
Russell pitcher Jeaden Layne struck out 10 batters in four innings for the victory.
FLEMINGCO. 100 00 — 1 2 2 RUSSELL 610 5x —12 7 2 Jackson, Fryman (2), Stanfield (4) and Bryant, Browning (4); Layne, Cordle (5) and Brinkman. W—Layne. L—Jackson. 2B—Brinkman (R), Lyon (R), Hart (F).